The Quest for Wealth.
A Study of Acquisitve Man.New York, Simon and Schuster, 1956 Stock Code: 129320
NotesFirst edition, first printing, in an attractive binding. Heilbroner places the acquisitive instinct as the major driving force in human history.
Octavo (221 x 144 mm). Contemporary blue calf, spine lettered in gilt, double gilt fillet to covers with "W.R.S" initialled at foot of front cover, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
Slight scuff mark to spine, red crayon marginalia, else a very good copy.
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